TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 8, 2017) -


Minera Alamos Inc. (TSX VENTURE:MAI) (the "Company" or "Minera Alamos") is pleased to announce the appointment of Ruben Padilla to its Board of Directors (the "Board"). Mr. Padilla is the appointee of Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd. ("Osisko"), pursuant to the investment agreement between the Company and Osisko. For further details, see the Company's press release dated May 30, 2017.

"With his extensive experience, Ruben will be a tremendous addition to our Board of Directors," stated Darren Koningen, President and CEO of Minera Alamos. "His technical and geological expertise in Mexico and the Americas will be invaluable as we aggressively expand our portfolio of exploration and development assets."

Mr. Padilla has 25 years of experience working on target generation, project evaluations, mining geology, and management of exploration programs with various companies mostly focused on the Americas. He holds a geological engineering degree from the University of Chihuahua in Mexico and Masters and PhD degrees from the University of Arizona. Currently, Mr. Padilla is a chief geologist at Talisker Exploration Services Inc., an Ontario based mining and exploration services company co-founded by Mr. Padilla in 2010, whose principal clients are Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd. and their associated companies. Mr. Padilla worked and completed important research at the La Escondida deposit in Chile where he identified a blind target related with a younger porphyry event today known as the Escondida Este deposit. With AngloGold Ashanti, he acted as exploration country manager in Peru and in Colombia and as Chief Geologist for the Americas exploration group. He was part of the team that discovered the Colosa and Gramalote deposits in Colombia.

About Minera Alamos

Minera Alamos is a junior exploration and development company. Its growing portfolio of high-grade Mexican projects includes the La Fortuna open pit gold project in Durango and the Los Verdes open pit copper-molybdenum project in Sonora.

Contact Information:

Minera Alamos Inc.
Darren Koningen
President and CEO
(416) 306 0990 ext 201

Patrick Piette
Investor Relations
(416) 306-0990 ext 203